Messenger: New Mexico Together

Candidate: Diego Espinoza

Contest: Senate District 9

Date delivered: Nov. 4, 2016

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Message type: mailer

Message tone: negative

About the message: This mailer from New Mexico Together, a super PAC, says that Diego Espinoza is in the "child deporting business." Espinoza, a Republican, works for CSI Aviation, a charter airline owned by former U.S. Senate candidate Alan Weh. CSI has had a contract with the federal government to fly people, including children, back to their home countries. Espinoza is challenging Democratic Sen. John Sapien.

About the messenger: New Mexico Together is a super PAC, taking unlimited donations to pay for independent spending, not coordinated with candidates or political parties. Such spending doesn't have to be reported in detail under New Mexico's campaign finance laws.

The messenger's money: New Mexico Together is primarily funded by teachers unions.

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